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[Asia, India] FDI proposal raises Prakasam tobacco growers’ hopes

Farmers in traditional tobacco-growing areas in Prakasam district, which accounts for more than 50% of the State’s production, are jubilant as the Centre mulls over allowing Foreign Direct Investment in cigarette manufacturing. India, which is now being
The Hindu Online (in)
added Apr 10, 2018 22:42
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[Asia, Pakistan] Accessible price of cigarette brands a bigger threat than Illicit trade: Report

The consumer accessible price of cigarette brands is more alarming for health of the people in the country than the illicit trade in the country, which has a low volume contrary to the claim of tobacco industry, report said on Monday. Pakistan National H
The Nation (pk)
added Apr 10, 2018 17:35
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[Asia, Oman] TOBACCO ADVERTISEMENTS BANNED IN ALL FORMS

‘it is prohibited to publish advertisements on tobacco products or their derivatives in all media, including print, electronic, audio-visual and any billboards, wherever they exist’. The decision is based on the Publications Law issued by Royal Decree 4
Muscat Daily (om)
added Apr 9, 2018 15:18
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[Asia, Oman] TOBACCO ADVERTISEMENTS BANNED IN ALL FORMS

‘it is prohibited to publish advertisements on tobacco products or their derivatives in all media, including print, electronic, audio-visual and any billboards, wherever they exist’. The decision is based on the Publications Law issued by Royal Decree 4
Muscat Daily (om)
added Apr 9, 2018 15:18
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[Asia, Mid-east] Tobacco ads banned in Oman

The advertising of tobacco and its derivatives on social media and billboards has now been officially banned...decree No. 43/2018, banning the advertising of tobacco across all media outlets, including social media and billboards. ...“prohibits the public
Times of Oman (om)
added Apr 9, 2018 14:42
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[Asia, Pakistan] Health ministry wants higher taxes on tobacco firms

the Ministry of National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination has suggested to the government to increase taxes on tobacco companies in the upcoming budget for fiscal year 2018-19. The ministry believes not only the tobacco companies have benefi
Express Tribune (pk)
added Apr 9, 2018 02:11
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[Asia, India] Dna Exclusive: Iit-Delhi students fume over 'smoking and drinking' diktat w/Photo

A decision by the Indian Institute of Technology-Delhi administration to take action against students for smoking and drinking on the campus has set off angry reactions from the students, who have termed the move an act of "moral policing".
DNA India (in)
added Apr 9, 2018 02:11
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[Asia, India] E-cigarettes to be tested for harmful chemicals

Rajasthan government has taken a step forward to ban of e-cigarettes in the state. Health minister...directed health department officials to initiate immediate testing of the presence of harmful chemicals in e-cigarettes and ordered to ban its use and s
DNA India (in)
added Apr 8, 2018 17:44
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[Asia, India] NGO: 40 percent of women lung cancer patients in Goa non-smokers w/Photo

Almost 40 per cent of women in Goa who have lung cancer do not smoke themselves, which means it is likely that they are victims of `passive smoking', an anti-tobacco NGO has said. The National Organisation for Tobacco Eradication (NOTE) said yesterday th
Mid-day.com (in)
added Apr 8, 2018 17:43
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[Asia, Laos] Imperial Brands PLC subsidiary violates law and exploits Lao PDR

Imperial-controlled LTL and local Lao-China Hongta Good Luck Tobacco Company Ltd. have been violating Lao PDR’s Pictorial Health Warnings (PHWs) Regulation issued by the Ministry of Health in May 2016 requiring all tobacco companies to print 75% health wa
Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (SEATCA) (th)
added Apr 7, 2018 20:16
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